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Internships & Careers

Marymount Psychology majors have a plethora of internship opportunities throughout the Washington, DC, area and around the world. Since Psychology majors receive strong training in critical thinking, data analysis and interpretation, information literacy and writing, the effects of groups on behavior, the multifaceted aspects of an individual’s development during aging, counseling skills, and the effects of biology on behavior, students are able to apply the skills and knowledge they develop in the major to a diversity of fields and job opportunities.

Internship experiences for Marymount Psychology majors have lead directly to job offers from the internship site or similar work environments. Interns also develop the skills necessary for graduate study.

Recent internship placements of MU Psychology majors:
  • National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
  • ChildHelp USA
  • Fairfax Alcohol Safety Action Program
  • National Institutes of Health
  • Montgomery County Early Intervention Program
  • Doorways for Women and Children
  • Crisis Link Hotline
  • Capital Area Food Bank

Marymount Psychology majors have found employment in

  • educational settings
  • human resources and employee relations
  • mental health centers
  • residential treatment facilities

 Many students also go on to further study. Marymount offers excellent graduate programs in

Marymount’s Center for Career Services can help you prepare for your internship and job search, polish your résumé, and practice your interviewing skills.